New outpatient department building at Dubai Hospital
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, inaugurated the state-of-the-art AED 177 million outpatient building at Dubai Hospital. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed said Dubai offers one of the world’s best public health systems, providing a high standard of healthcare.
“Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, with a population of 5.8 million by 2040. Our comprehensive healthcare improvement strategy will provide citizens, residents and visitors to Dubai with high quality healthcare services in state-of-the-art facilities, fully equipped to meet the potential demands of a rapidly growing population for specialist healthcare services.”
The new outpatient building at Dubai Hospital is equipped with all the inherent features of modern healthcare services, including medical equipment, technology, systems and artificial intelligence solutions. The building, which cost AED 177 million to build, has been designed to offer specialist services under one roof.
The design of the new building meets the demanding requirements of building a technologically advanced medical facility, while taking into account the needs of motivated people and adhering to green building standards and norms.
The 32,000 square metre building comprises 128 specialist clinics, which is more than two and a half times the number of clinics in the previous building, spread over five floors, including the ground floor. These clinics are equipped to serve 254 patients per hour, more than 200% more than the previous facility.
Dr Maryam Al Raisi, Executive Director of Dubai Hospital, briefed His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed on the efficient registration procedures and processes, as well as medical equipment and smart solutions that are helping to improve patient care across clinics and medical specialties.
His Highness toured the building and familiarised himself with the various wards, including the suites and clinics. Each floor of the complex building has reception areas, pre-assessment rooms, consultation rooms, medical examination rooms and separate waiting areas for women and men. The building also houses prayer rooms and other facilities for the convenience of patients and clients.
On the ground floor there are diagnostic areas including medical laboratories, radiology rooms and a pharmacy. These areas are integrated with specialised services on the upper floors of the building and are designed to provide seamless customer service.
The first floor of the building houses 37 specialist clinics, including ENT, ophthalmology, internal medicine, orthopaedics and rheumatology. On the first floor there are 43 specialist clinics including cardiology, endocrinology, oncology, surgery, haematology, allergy and immunology. The third floor includes 48 specialised clinics that offer services in obstetrics and gynaecology, urology, kidney and dental care.
.@HamdanMohammed inaugurates new outpatient building at #Dubai Hospital. The facility was completed at an estimated cost of AED177 million, with 128 specialised clinics equipped to serve 254 patients per hour.https://t.co/QSOZsK9ZDg pic.twitter.com/qpqPquM11D— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) August 14, 2022
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